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Poster: spacedface Date: Oct 18, 2008 2:16pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Nothing but insults and paranoid douchebaggery

>>>Every time he does it undercuts his own argument about liberals being oppressive. That's the whole point of being liberal--you may disagree with a person's point of view, but you defend like hell his right to say it.>>>

It's also odd because I think the reason why the Grateful Dead became very popular in reaction against the Reagan right wing.

Attendance was already up before Jerry's coma and "we will survive" -- which hit a nerve in a time when Reagan was gambling or bluffing a nukyahler war.

Really, you could survey the landscape of America and the GD stood out as one of the main alternatives to what Amercia has become. It was like a choice between life and death as a way, and still is.

Or it could I was listening to this Throwing Stones (and the sudden transition to Black Peter) surfing:
http://www.archive.org/details/gd1986-04-22.sbd-pcm.miller.34768.flac16

I think Jerry's solo is Throwing Stones is really hopeful.


This post was modified by spacedface on 2008-10-18 21:16:55

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Oct 19, 2008 7:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Nothing but insults and paranoid douchebaggery

Nice verson--thanks for the link!